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Milton C. Mecham papers

Identifier: 12-15---002

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memos.


  • Creation: 1924-1981
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1940-1980

Conditions Governing Access

Some folders are inaccessible due to their sensitive content

Biographical / Historical

Milton was born on January 6, 1916 to Claudius M and Leah Snow Mecham. He grew up in Brigham City. He attended Box Elder High School where he played football. He won all state quarterback in 1934, and graduated that same year. He went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from the University of Utah in 1938. During his time at the University of Utah he played football, lettering from 1935-1938. From 1939-1940 he held the position of teaching fellow and assistant at the University of Utah. He left the University of Utah for Weber State in 1940. He was assistant football coach, baseball coach, wrestling coach, and men’s dormitory director from 1940-1941.


11 Linear Feet (28 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection is divided into six series: Series 1, Administration 1938-1979; Series 2, Admissions and records 1925-1980; Series 3, Athletics 1963-1981; Series 4, Deans Council 1969-1971; Series 5,Graduation and commencement 1959-1979; Series 6, Personal 1948-1959.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

There are no physical access restrictions.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

There are no technical access restrictions.

Custodial History

Material was acquired from Milt Mecham. (1996-055, WA 125-1,12-1)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Milton Mecham, 1996


No accruals are expected


Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes, please credit the University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University. Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with consent of the University Archives, Stewart Library. Weber State University.

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Repository Details

Part of the Weber State University Archives Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408